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Nov 16, 2012 11:00pm EST
in israel, the ceasefire between israel and hamas collapses. now israel's prime minister is readying the troops. hamas fired a rocket into jerusalem today and israel is retaliating. three been moving tanks and troops towards the border. the situation has been changing all day long. will thomas starts off the news edge with the latest. >> people on both sides of the border are living in fear and the death toll is rising. we're talking about a situation that is on the brink of war and a ground invasion is becoming more likely and just a short time ago more massive explosions, this time in gaza city. a police station was leveled. israelis don't know who is being targeted or when. palestinian militants launched more than 150 attacks on this third day of fighting. the outskirts of jerusalem were hit, two rockets landing in fields. once again tel aviv under attack. that's israel's largest city. >> right now we have almost 5 million israelis in bomb shelters and they're picking and choosing cities and they're firing at major cities incding our capital. so in the u.s. states terms it would b
FOX
Nov 18, 2012 9:00am EST
much of hamas's infrastructure, inside of the gaza strip. as for the ground war, which certainly caused more civilian casualties, a major escalation. israel called up 30,000 reservists and they are on the borders now, infantry and their tanks, simply waiting for the "go" order to head in andhe israeli prime minister is willing to escalate it into a full ground war and that is largely seen as a warning to the peace negotiations going on, inside of cairo, to either he a cease-fire treaty signed sometime in the next 24 hours or there will be tanks rolling across these fields, into gaza. chris, back to you. >> chris: leland vittert reporting live from the israel-gaza border. thanks for that. joining us now, two leading senators on national security issues. saxby chambliss, vice chair of the intelligence committee an joe lieberman, head of the homeland security committee. senators, before we get to the benghazi investigation i want to ask you both about the growing conflict between israel and the palestinians in gaza. senator lieberman, while israel clearly has to be able to defend itself, d
FOX
Nov 17, 2012 10:30pm EST
. >> the crisis between hamas and israel is esraca lating at a rapid pace. the israeli military continues to beef up troops and tanks along the gaza border. >> and a happy day for dozens of children who are finally home tonight. we have one family's special story from d.c.'s adoption day. thanks for joining us. i'm laura evans. >> i'm maureen umeh. we begin with a news alert out of the district. one teenager is dead, a second is injured after an attack inside the woodley park metro station. tonight, nine teenagers are under arrest in connection to that attack. as you can imagine, it was a scary situation for metro riders who were there. fox 5s lauren demarco is live at the station with the latest. lauren? >> reporter: laura, an 18-year- old from olney, maryland, was killed inside here overnight. it stemmed from an earlier incident, a robbery in nearby adam's morgan. both metro transit police and d.c. police quickly responded to the metro station, and they were able to take the suspect into custody. >> i have had no idea. i would never have expected that here. always feels safe knee. >> reporter:
FOX
Nov 18, 2012 6:00pm EST
interceptor system shot down two rockets bound for tel aviv sunday night the strikes from hamas increasing in intensity. >> there are more significant rockets flying in terms of numbers and sequins coming in five at a time and not just randomly one or two here and there. >> reporter: firing back israel has been targeting the homes of suspected hamas militants in the gaza strip. this hit on a two story house. in the aftermath, children'sbodies are pulled from the rubble and at least 11 people killed. bloodshed is likely to raise international pressure to a cease-fire. on a 3-day asia tour streak bangkok president obama blamed mill faints for starting round of fighting. >> there's no country that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside the borders. so, we are fully supportive of israel's right to defend itself from missiles landing on people's homes. >> reporter: president obama cautioning against a ground invasion in gaza saying the casualties would deepen. despite that, all along the border, there are play tunes of railsy troops -- play tunes of israeli troops --
FOX
Nov 16, 2012 4:25am EST
the government approved the call-up of 30,000 reservists. hamas fired # 5 more rockets into israel today. israel has responded with dozens of air strikes and air ride sirens went off in tel aviv thursday for the first time in 20 years. >>> we are approaching a historic day for the capital beltway. starting tomorrow, the 495 express lanes will open in virginia. now, to use them, you will have to pay a toll or have a minimum amount of passengers in your car. fox 5's sherry ly has everything you need to know and she joins us now live from tysons corner. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. we are here at west park drive, one of the entrance and exit ramps for the new express lanes. oh, wow, to be on one of these ramps right now when it is nice and empty. but it won't open until tomorrow and that when is drivers will get a chance to have the first test drive of the new express lanes. the five-year construction project adds four new lanes to this eight-lanably. the 14-mile stretch will give drivers a quicker commute. cars with three or more people can seduce the express lanes for free. le
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am EST
in the deadly meningitis outbreak refuses to answer. >>> israeli forces have killed hamas' top military commander. this happened yesterday in a string of 20 air strikes on the gaza strip. violent retaliation has followed there and today, three israelis were killed in a rocket attack. israel mourns the deadly strike on the hamas commander as the beginning of a broader offensive. >> happening right now in mexico, a survey to see whether there was damage caused by an early morning earthquake. the 6.0 quake hit around 4:20 eastern time. the epicenter was about 105 miles south of mexico city. shaking was felt in the capital. >>> closer to home now, lawmakers on capitol hill are trying to get to the bottom of a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak. the house energy and commerce subcommittee says it will investigate why hundreds of people were given the contaminated steroid. 32 people have died. more than 400 sickened. the opener of the pharmacy linked to the tainted drug has pleaded the fifth. >>> concerned this morning about another popular energy drink. the fda has received reports of 13 death
FOX
Nov 16, 2012 5:00am EST
to the middle east, where fighting he is clast between israel and hamas. 500 rockets have been fired on israel in the last couple of days. -- where fighting escalates. israel has launched 150 air strikes against the palestinian militants since wednesday but held off for three hours early today because evening magazine incident's prime minister visited gaza. he says he is witnessing a disaster. egypt is trying to play a mediating role. >>> we are on traffic watch in virginia this morning where the 495 express lanes are set to open. tomorrow is the big day and fox 5's sherry ly is live in tysons corner with a preview. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the express lanes here have never looked so good, not a single car out here. that is because they haven't quite opened just yet. we are at one of the on-ramps for the express lanes at west park drive in tysons corner. can you use these lanes for what transportation officials are promising should be a smooth ride. the five year $2 billion project will open on asaturday morning with two additional lanes. don't call them hot lanes or electric u
FOX
Nov 16, 2012 6:00am EST
troops to the border this morning. in the last couple of days, hamas militants fired up to 500 rock nets israel and israel's prime minister is warning of a significant widening of the operation. israel is now gathering tanks and troops and armoredpersonle. >>> a local high school principal is on leave after she was accused of assault. >>> the company that makes so many of the jump foods that america loves could be reaching the enof the line. we are back in a moment. time is 6:is 1. -- so many of the junk foods. -- time is 6:11.  how far will people go to relieve their sore throat? try these. new cepacol sensations cools instantly, and has an active ingredient that stays with you long after the lozenge is gone. not just a sensation, sensational relief. . >>> it's really ugly lately. as congressional leaders and the president meet for the first time face to face this morning, at the white house, what can be done? what can we expect? it's probably not to much. it's probably the start of marathon negotiations with an 11th hour deal coming to prevent that fiscal cliff that take
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm EST
hamas in gaza. >> another big story tonight. bp agreed to pay the largest criminal settlement in u.s. history. phil keating has the latest. >> reporter: bp will pay a record criminal settlement to the u.s. government for its massive oil spill in the gulf of mexico back in april of 2010. bp agreed to shell out $4.5 billion will plowed guilty to 11 felony counts related to the deaths of nearly a dozen workers. two bp workers are also facing manslaughter charges. >> today's resolutions does not, does not mark the end of our efforts. in fact, our criminal investigation remains ongoing. >> reporter: bp releasing a statement saying we believe this resolution is in the best interest of bp and the shareholders. adding that it removes two significant legal risks and allows us to vigorously defend the company against remaining civil claims. the deepwater horizon rig exploded and sank 50 miles off of the coast of louisia killing 11 workers. an estimated 206 million gallons of crowd gushed from the ruptured well. the fill pill con-- spill contaminated beaches in four states, killed wildlife a
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 10:00pm EST
military strikes that included dozens of hamas links in gaza. >>> cripples managed to steal more than a million dollars -- criminals managed to steal more than a million dollars worth of ipad meetings. >> plus president obama's emotional meeting with some disaster victims on staten island next.  >>> president obama made his second trip to the northeast since hurricane sandy. parts of the area are still in n shock after the storm leveled towns and -- in shock after the storm leveled towns and left areas flooded. >> reporter: embracing his role as comforter and chief, president obama toured staten island, parts of which were devastated by hurricane sandy. >> i promise to everybody that i was speaking on behalf of the country when i said we are going to be here until the rebuilt is complete and i meant it. so i'm going to come back today, but i'm also going to be coming back in the future to make sure that we have followed through on that commitment. >> reporter: he visited a fema disaster recovery center which provides hot pleas and showers and offers -- meals and s
FOX
Nov 16, 2012 9:00am EST
their input on the negotiations. >>> there are worries of a looming war between israel and hamas after more rockets were fired from gaza overnight. this morning another rocket hit the biggest city of tel aviv. yesterday was the first time in 20 years air raid sirens went off in the capital. some 500 rockets were fired from gaza since wednesday and in responsiveness israel launched 150 air strikes, killing 20 palestinians. this morning israel is amassing tasks on the border and have called up thousands of reserve troops. >>> let's look at other top stories now. we start off with a shocking accident in texas. a freight train slammed into a flat bed truck full of wounded warriors. four were killed. 17 hurt. ten of them in critical condition. the soldiers were on a parade float yesterday when the train hit them without warning. union pacific says the train did sound its horn as people jumped off the truck. it's believed the truck got stuck in the slow parade traffic leaving the float to straddle on the train tracks. >>> closer to home now, update on an amber alert we've been following. 18-year-
FOX
Nov 18, 2012 8:00am EST
>>> the crisis between hamas and israel escalates today. >> drivers finally hit the road on virginia's new express lanes. we'll break down how the first day went. >> back to work for the skins. eagles come to town. and another nfc rival is on the horizon. >>> good morning, welcome to fox 5 morning news sunday. i'm melanie alnwick. coming up, president obama kicks off his three-day visit to southeast asia. plus, tense moments in dubai. wait until you see the video of a high rise fire. first, let's get a check of how things look outside. a live look now from -- what was going to be veterans plaza in silver spring. don't know if that's a cloudy day or cloudy lens. good morning, gwen. >> the clouds are rolling in, and we are going to see them increase into the course of the day. so still going to have sunshine. not going to be all cloudy. beginning with our satellite radar composite, high clouds. sunny breaks in the morning to mid-part of the day before the clouds start to take over a little bit. here is a look at the numbers from yesterday. right on the mark, close to where
FOX
Nov 16, 2012 7:00am EST
are on the border of gaza preparing for a possible ground war. israel launched 150 air strikes on hamas militants, killing 20 palestinians since wednesday. >>> the former director of the cia has arrived on capitol hill to give testimony. >> general david petraeus is not talking about the sex scandal. he's attending classified hearings about the attack on in benghazi that led to the death of the american ambassador to libya and three others. he might be able to give more details about what happened. >> director petraeus went to tripoli. he interviewed many of the people, as i understood it, that were involved. so the opportunity to get his views i think are very important, is very important. >> three days after the september 11th attack, petraeus testified that it was sparked by a flash mob. petraeus will appear first before the house intelligence committee and then its senate's counterpart. tony? >>> president obama will meet with bipartisan leaders of congress this morning to discuss the fiscal cliff. he's pushing for a plan to cut the deficit that will inc
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